AV Assocations

Our Audio Visual Associations

infocomm, rental and staging network

Rental and Staging Network

The Rental & Staging Network is a team of full-time production professionals who love turning ideas into flawless events. Our staff prides themselves in their craft, they are dedicated to your success. With backgrounds ranging from the Big Top to Broadway, from concert stages to broadcasting, the RSN team brings experience and professionalism to every task. In the rental & staging business one meets fellow business owners more often at national events than local ones. A manufacturer holds an annual demo event for representatives from the leading stagers from each market. The NAB convention, LDI and INFOCOMM attract most of the bigger A/V companies from around the world. Over time the management of these firms meet, and form bonds with others of like mind.

infocomm international, trade association, worldwide

infoComm International

InfoComm International is the trade association representing the professional audiovisual and information communications industries worldwide. From offices around the world, InfoComm serves its members and the industry through:

  • Education, including technical and business courses, in the classroom and online
  • Resources, such as AV standards, thought pieces and market research
  • Events, including local roundtables and international trade shows
georgia meeting professionals, international


VISION — At Georgia Meeting Professionals International GaMPI, our vision is to be the most highly regarded meeting industry association in the Southeast – in the eyes of planners, suppliers and the community at large, by providing innovative education, networking and professional development that increases the professional value for all involved.
EDUCATION — Busy planners need flexible learning opportunities. We deliver monthly programs, annual intensive education at MEC, webinars, whitepapers, content-rich newsletters, and CEU credits for sessions.
RESOURCES — Fresh ideas, job postings, work RFPs, connections with peers, top supplier resources, and access to the best and brightest minds in the industry are all available through GaMPI.

ises, event professionals, special events

ISES International

As a creative events professional you are looking to learn, to connect, to be inspired, to belong and above all be part of something special, something valued. ISES is the principal association representing the creative events professional, globally.

Our vision expresses our place in the world. It captures our reason for being and defines our direction as an association.


iaee, international association exhibition events


Organized in 1928 as the National Association of Exposition Managers to represent the interests of trade show and exposition managers, the International Association of Exhibitions and Events™ is today the leading association for the global exhibition industry. Today IAEE™ represents over 8,500 individuals who conduct and support exhibitions around the world.

In this section, you'll learn about IAEE™ and the various subsidiaries that make up the organization. You may also join the association online by clicking on To Join IAEE™ where you'll find detailed info about IAEE's membership categories.

hospitality sales, marketing association international


The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is committed to growing business for hotels and their partners, and is the industry's leading advocate for intelligent, sustainable hotel revenue growth. The association provides hotel professionals & their partners with tools, insights, and expertise to fuel sales, inspire marketing, and optimize revenue.

HSMAI is a global organization of sales, marketing, and revenue management professionals representing all segments of the hospitality industry. With a strong focus on education, HSMAI has become the industry champion in identifying and communicating trends in the hospitality industry while operating as a leading voice for both hospitality and sales, marketing, and revenue management disciplines, as well as connecting its members with customers.

georgia hotel lodging, av associations


Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association GHLA is the state's non-partisan trade association representing the lodging industry. Originally founded in the 1907, its mission is to promote, protect and educate the lodging industry around the state and to ensure positive business growth for its members. The Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association is the voice of the lodging industry in Georgia. GHLA is the official state affiliate of the American Hotel & Lodging Association.

For almost 100 years, GHLA has been recognized by leaders in business, government and the media as the source of information on the lodging perspective.